Tristan Wilds (born Tristan Paul Mack Wilds on July 15, 1989 in Staten Island, New York) is an American actor. He portays Michael Lee. Wilds appeared as a recurring guest star throughout the fourth season and then joined the starring cast in the fifth season.
Tristan started acting at age seven; however, it was not until 2003 that he began acting professionally. He was first seen in the mini-series Miracle's Boys on The N (alongside Wire co-star Julito McCullum), playing A.J.
After the show ended, he completed a workshop of Wool for The Roundabout Theatre Company, where he worked with Phylicia Rashad, playing the role of Brice in a workshop of Stockholm Brooklyn for the Cherry Lane Theatre. Tristan has recently been seen playing opposite Ryan Gosling in the movie Half Nelson at the Sundance Film Festival.
Tristan Wilds attended Micheal J. Petrides High School in Staten Island, New York. He can be seen in Jay-Z's newest video "Roc Boys" off the American Gangster album billed as "the nephew". Tristan also appeared in Lil Flip's music video "Ghetto Mindstate". He will also be appearing in Jay-Z's I Will Not Lose Spring Campaign. Tristan is also rumored to play a young Ronnie DeVoe New Edition Biopic